26. I was going to tell you

Warm-up

Repeat after the tutor. 

  • I was going to call you.
  • I was going to exercise today.
  • I was going to bring my notebook.
  • I was not going to tell him.
  • She was going to wear a skirt.
  • They were going to give up.
  • We were going to open up a business.
  • Were you going to move to England?
  • Were you going to meet your ex-boyfriend?
  • Was she going to borrow your money?
  • I was going to leave.
  • I was going to hit him.
  • I was going to hire the model.
  • I was going to marry my best friend.
  • I was going to forgive you.

Notes

Here are some grammar tips. 

Vocabulary

Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.

Vocabulary/ Expressions

Expression Definition
Exercise (v) to do physical activities in order to make yourself stronger and healthier
Wear (v) to use or have (something) as clothing : to have (a shirt, pants, etc.) over part of your body
England (v) part of the United Kingdom
Ex (n) a former husband, wife, boyfriend, or girlfriend
Borrow (v) to take and use (something that belongs to someone else) for a period of time before returning it
Invite (v) to ask (someone) to go somewhere or do something
Touch (v) to put your hand, fingers, etc., on someone or something
High heels (n) women’s shoes that have tall heels
Store (n) a building or room where things are sold
Nap (v) a short period of sleep especially during the day

Exercise

Go over the following exercise with your tutors. 

  1. Make a sentence.
    1. marry / to / best / was / I / going / my / friend / .
    2. trust / going / we / to / him / were / .
    3. Teddy / going / I / not / to / was / invite / .
    4. with / I / not / going / live / was / him / to / .
    5. she / to / lock / was / door / going / the / ?
  2. Correct the following sentences. 
    1. I was going not to leave.
    2. I was going to hiring the model.
    3. I was not to eat chicken again.
    4. I has not going to open my ice cream store.
    5. Were you go to change your number?
  3. Answer the following questions.
    1. What are some things you wanted to do but didn’t get to do this year?  (use “was/were going to V”)
    2. What did you want to become when you were little? (use “was/were going to V”)
    3. What are some places you wanted to visit? (use “was/were going to V”)
  4. (Homework) Write a paragraph (5-10 sentences).
    1. Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
    2. What is the best birthday present you ever received? 
    3. Movies are popular all over the world. Explain why movies are so popular. Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer.

Wrap-up

Go over any new expressions or vocabulary that you learned today.

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